Today’s Headlines

  • ARC Aftermath: What to Do with $47 Million of Land? (NJ.com)
  • Public Supportive, but LaHood Irked About ARC Cancellation (NJ.com, Bloomberg)
  • Amtrak Invests in a New Generation of Locomotives (WaPo)
  • Transportation Costs Emerge as Key Election Issue (Wired)
  • EPA Girds for Attacks on Climate Science (LAT)
  • Cars Ownership Losing its Luster Among Young Adults (Human Transit)
  • New York Gubernatorial Candidates on Transportation (Transpo Nation, TSTC)
  • Tampa Considers Tax to Raise Funds for Mass Transit (Transpo Nation)
  • DC: An Emerging Leader in Sustainable Transportation (GGW)
  • St. Paul Mulls Bike Sharing System (AP)

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ARC Tunnel Remains On Deathbed; Announcement Expected by Friday  (NJ.com, ABC) Meanwhile, ARC Supporters Plan Tuesday Protest in North Bergen (WNYC) Could Powerful Pro-Transit Oregon Dem Pete DeFazio Lose His House Seat? (Transpo Nation) Amtrak Earns Record Ridership Numbers (USA Today, Economist) Medical Costs of Obesity Balloon to $168 Billion, Twice Previous Estimate (USA Today) […]

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More on Obama’s Call For Infrastructure Investment (NYT, Transpo Nation, WSJ) Top Dems Miffed By Anti-Earmark Rhetoric (The Hill, Politico) White House Readies Transpo Plan Rollout for Mid-February (AP) Can Rep. Mica Thread the Transportation Funding Needle? (WSJ) Scarce Mention of Climate in SOTU (The Hill, Time) Meanwhile, Climate “Czar” Browner Will Step Down (LAT, […]

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ARC Tunnel Saga Continues (Reuters, NJ.com, Transpo Nation, Bloomberg) States Push Congress for Alternatives to the Gas Tax (WSJ) Fragmented Decision Making Muddles Planning (Next American City) More About HUD’s $100 Million in Grant Awards for Livable Communities (T4America) EPA Struggles to Rate Fuel Efficiency of Plug-in Cars (NYT) SmarTrip Cards Cause Headaches for DC Metro […]

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ARC Project Remains in Limbo (Transpo Nation, Bloomberg, NJ.com) T4America Maps the Geographic Distribution of TIGER II Grants Feds Will Call For Better Truck Mileage Today (AP) Automobiles: The Most Space-Intensive, Money-Intensive Way to Get Around (Planetizen) Study: Americans Would Cut Transportation Before Education or Medicaid (Infrastructurist) Funding Boost in the Works for Washington-Area Transit […]

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More on Obama’s Push for Infrastructure Investment (WaPo, The Hill, NYT) Will Transportation Anchor a Bipartisan Agenda in 2011? (Politico) New Jersey’s Gov. May Blink on Tunnel Funding Standoff (Bloomberg, NJ.com) Shipping by Rail, Not Trucks, Could Mean Big Savings for Farmers (AP) In 2009, Americans Cut Back on Transportation Spending (Transpo Nation, Good) Walkable […]

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See Who Voted to Quash Sen. Paul’s Anti-Bicycle/Pedestrian Amendment (Bike League) Senate Vote Preserves Critical Transpo Funding, But Not Much for HSR  (T4A, Transportation Nation) Who Is Lobbying DC’s Top Transportation Congressmen? (Transportation Nation) Public Transit Lobby Gets New Chief (Hill) Plan for HSR More Realistic, Much More Pricey (SFGate) FL Gov. Says HSR Cost Overruns in […]